John Hutchinson Eccles

12 May 1846–8 November 1914 (Age 68)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Hutchinson

When John Hutchinson Eccles was born on 12 May 1846, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Eccles, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Hutchinson, was 26. He married Mary Richmond on 15 January 1867, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Carbon, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 8 November 1914, in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John Hutchinson Eccles
Mary Richmond
Marriage: 15 January 1867
Mary Richmond Eccles
Sara Eccles
William Eccles
David Eccles
Margaret Eccles
Sarah Eccles
John Hutchinson Eccles
Serena Jeanettie Barr Eccles
Virginia Eccles
David Richmond Eccles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1867Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 1
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · ""
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries - 1865: Baker, Oregon, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire, or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent, Norfolk, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering, assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    John Hutchinson Eccles was born on 12 May 1846 in Paisley, Rerfrewshire, Scotland to William and Sarah Hutchinson Eccles. He was the second of eight children, two girls and six boys. They were all bo …

    Sources (32)

    • John H Eccles, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Eccles in entry for Charles Willis Caldwell and Janettie Conrad, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Eccles in entry for Virginia Eccles Caldwell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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